Overcoming “What If” with Virtual Prototyping

The Solidworks Blog

Now, what if you knew this while you were designing rather than when you were testing your first physical prototypes? Author information Mike Fearon Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Aberdeen Research Simulation

3D Printed Spot Welder Increases Prototyping Capabilities

3DPrint.com

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3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping in Focus at SWW17

3DPrint.com

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The new Stratasys F123 3D Printer Series is designed for SOLIDWORKS prototyping

Javelin Tech Tips

the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, have just unveiled a new professional, versatile and fast Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) based F123 Series (F170, F270 and F370) at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 in Los Angeles CA. SOLIDWORKS Prototyping. Stratasys Ltd.,

Saving Costs with Virtual Prototyping

Javelin Tech Tips

Leveraging the combined powers of 3D solid modeling and design analysis software, engineers can now test a design on the computer instead of using prototype-test iterations for design. CAD models have become virtual prototypes, and design analysis has supplanted physical testing, enabling faster, less costly, and more optimized product development. Virtual prototyping. Prototypes vs. Design Analysis. Virtual Prototyping vs. Traditional Methods White Paper.

Aberdeen Research: Seven Reasons to Provide Virtual Prototyping to Your Designers

The Solidworks Blog

Those who’ve experienced this unenviable position will tell you, waiting for physical prototypes and relying on hand calculations can lead to bad product behavior. Author information Mike Fearon Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS.

Stratasys Is Bringing the Rapid Back to Prototyping at SOLIDWORKS World 2017

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

No one knows better than SolidWorks users the importance of perfecting prototypes in the design stage, before they head off to manufacturing. What are your Biggest Rapid Prototyping Challenges? Prototyping

Where Dreams Take Flight—Designing Clean, Energy-Efficient Aircrafts with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

However, with the help of Dr. Pongwit Siribodhi of Kasetsart University, the JFox team chose to integrate the SOLIDWORKS software in every step of the design-to-manufacture process. Author information SOLIDWORKS Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.

Discover the New MakerBot Plus machines and prototyping with SOLIDWORKS 2017 [WEBINAR]

Javelin Tech Tips

Join us for a 3D printing webinar on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM EDT as guest speaker Bennett Mayrock, Value Added Reseller Sales Manager at MakerBot, introduces their new line of MakerBot Plus desktop 3D printers for SOLIDWORKS users.

SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

As it has been for the last few years, announcement of the SOLIDWORKS World Top Ten List results has been relegated to a small breakout session, rather than announced widely on the main stage. Allow SOLIDWORKS to kill a stalled file without having to close SOLIDWORKS.

3D Hubs Helps Rapid Prototype the Perfect Chef’s Knife and Craft a $1 Million Kickstarter

3DPrint.com

A growing number of products are being developed thanks to rapid prototyping with 3D printers, producing better designed, more successful and higher quality products than ever before. 3D Design 3D Printing Business 3d hubs 3d rapid prototyping Dano Wall kickstarter kickstarter success makerbot misen knife Omar Rada rapid prototyping Solidworks 2014

Jumpstart Your Business with the SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs Program

The Solidworks Blog

GoFly Prize sponsored a CAD tool called Onshape for the competition, but Lin’s engineer had already used SOLIDWORKS. After acceptance into the program, you receive up to three SOLIDWORKS licenses for each relevant category. “We

Custom Prototypes Reclaims AMUG Gold with Stunning Metal 3D Printed Roman Helmet

3DPrint.com

Last week, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Many 3D printing announcements came out of the show, but the one I’m most excited. View the entire article via our website.

Concept to Consumer in the Blink of an Eye! SOLIDWORKS Solutions for Additive Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS helps you do just that. After solving, SOLIDWORKS creates optimized designs given the constraints that you are not likely to have come up with on your own. It was originally used for quick prototypes, but now it’s gone mainstream.

Benefits of Virtual Simulation vs. Hand Calculations and Physical Prototypes

The Solidworks Blog

Author information Mike Fearon Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS. The post Benefits of Virtual Simulation vs. Hand Calculations and Physical Prototypes appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

The Magic Behind Holywood Blockbusters Using SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS is best known for its ease of use. Here at SOLIDWORKS our goal is to allow users to focus on design instead of the software. When I saw this quote for the first time, I thought it is exactly what we do at SOLIDWORKS. Click here to start your SOLIDWORKS CAD trial.

SOLIDWORKS 2017 is Here

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2017 is the 24th annual release of CAD (MCAD, ECAD), simulation, data management and collaboration tools that delivers the power our users need to drive innovation. There are over 100 enhancements in SOLIDWORKS Electrical alone. SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS 2017

Formlabs will 3D Print Your Custom Parts for SOLIDWORKS World

The Solidworks Blog

Bring your 3D models to life at SOLIDWORKS World 2018! Simply submit your model by January 28, 2018 following the instructions below, and pick it up at the Formlabs booth (#806) any day during SOLIDWORKS World 2018. See you at SOLIDWORKS World 2018!

SOLIDWORKS Education Blog Top 10 Most Inspiring Stories of 2018

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Education had a big year in 2018, and we wanted to share some of our most inspiring stories with the larger SOLIDWORKS community. Want to see what’s going on outside of commercial SOLIDWORKS? SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids is one of our newer offerings.

Agile Prototyping in the Shared Office Environment – SOLIDWORKS World 2018 Breakout Session

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

As companies come to realize the importance of prototyping and agile processes in paving the way for clearer communication, speeding up design processes and ultimately saving the company time and money, it makes sense then that the application of agile development in a shared office environment might pose some challenges or at least some good questions from project stakeholders. You can pre register for the event and add it to your SOLIDWORKS World agenda here.

Custom Prototypes Attempts to Claim AMUG Prize for Second Year with Stunning 3D Printed Stained Glass Window

3DPrint.com

3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D Printing 3D printed dyeing 3d printed glass 3d printed stained glass Additive Manufacturing Users Group AMUG AMUG 2017 AMUG Conference Custom Prototypes glass sla 3d printing solidworks Somos stained glass stereolithography ZRapidI remember doing several projects in elementary school that involved “stained glass” – e.g., tissue paper dyed with watercolors, or other clever simulations. Of course, no one would.

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SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison

Javelin Tech Tips

A common question we receive is “What is the difference between SOLIDWORKS ® Standard, Professional and Premium 3D CAD software?” ” In this post I’ll provide a SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison and outline the features included in each of the three SOLIDWORKS offerings. SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison. SOLIDWORKS Standard. SOLIDWORKS Standard delivers robust 3D design capabilities, performance, and ease-of-use. SOLIDWORKS Premium.

Testing the eDrawings Virtual Reality Prototype with Google Cardboard

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

In the Partner Pavilion at SolidWorks World 2016, the mobile products team demonstrated a prototype of the eDrawings mobile app, with support for Virtual Reality via Google Cardboard. eDrawings Mobile SWW16 Tech iPhone ProductNews SolidWorks

Experience Metal 3D Printers for Prototyping to Mass Production

Javelin Tech Tips

Javelin in known across Canada as the top supplier for SOLIDWORKS software and the full range of Stratasys 3D printers, has just added Desktop Metal 3D printing systems to its additive manufacturing offerings.

Fogg Filler Designs Complex Machines with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Let’s take a look at Fogg Filler’s story, which is about just that, saving time on assembly and prototype development with SOLIDWORKS allowed its designers to focus on creating more innovative and efficient designs.

Creating Ergonomic Baby Essentials with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Monique Filer and Danielle Michaels reimagined every baby product they could think of with SOLIDWORKS. Due to the intensive prototyping process, the designers chose SOLIDWORKS to ensure that the product functionality and ergonomics are suitable for the target group.

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Launch Event Recap

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2018 was introduced earlier this month, and today at SOLIDWORKS HQ, customers, user advocates, and SWUGN members met in-person and online to get a first-hand look at what’s new in #SW2018. The event kicked off with an introduction from SOLIDWORKS CEO Gian Paolo Bassi.

SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids Update

The Solidworks Blog

In our effort to minimize tedious workflows and maximize the fun, we have been fortunate enough to work with an incredible 3D printing company, Sindoh , based in South Korea, to prototype a more seamless way of printing in 3D directly from an app.

Patent Trending: Cambridge Design Partnership Blazing Trail in Product Design with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

But with the help of SOLIDWORKS they are breaking new ground in product design, with a list of patents to prove it. An end-to-end service, under one remarkable roof… SOLIDWORKS brings great ideas to life. In fact, SOLIDWORKS is at the bubbling core of CDP’s entire design process.

Showcasing Model-Based Enterprise (MBE) Workflows at SOLIDWORKS World 2018

The Solidworks Blog

Do you hear the sound of a 3D printer cranking out parts 100 times cheaper than molded prototypes? Novel process prototyping using the additive manufacturing technologies. To empower your similar smart manufacturing strategies, SOLIDWORKS 2018 released a portfolio of new enhancements.

SOLIDWORKS Technology Day for the Canadian Government

Javelin Tech Tips

On Wednesday June 7th , Javelin is joining forces with the SOLIDWORKS Technical Management team to host a special event that is reserved for the Canadian Government sector. SOLIDWORKS Technology Day. Why Attend a SOLIDWORKS Technology Day.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard at No Cost!

The Solidworks Blog

Download SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard at NO COST for SOLIDWORKS Professional & Premium customers on Subscription. Oh, and SOLIDWORKS Visualize is a standalone product, so it doesn’t tie up your SOLIDWORKS CAD license! Can’t find your SOLIDWORKS CAD serial number?

Not Just for Prototyping Anymore: Student 3D Prints a Waterproof Smartphone Case

3DPrint.com

There is really a misconception within the desktop 3D printing space that the technology only has one purpose, and that is for prototyping. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed phone case 3d printed samsung case 3d printed smartphone case makerware ninjaflex samsung galaxy s3 smartphone cases solidworks waterproof smartphone case While 3D printing does lend itself to being the perfect solution... View the entire article via our website.

Burocco Industrial Valves Finds its Flow by Switching to SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

In order to maintain its high-performing status, it is very important for the engineers at Burocco to understand the fluid dynamics within its new valve designs without having to sacrifice time with multiple iterations of physical prototypes.

Unveiling the SOLIDWORKS Path to the Future of Design

The Solidworks Blog

In 2016, SOLIDWORKS delivered 12 percent revenue growth, well above the PLM industry average. In the same year, SOLIDWORKS represented around 20 percent of Dassault Systèmes’ total revenues. Author information Gian Paolo Bassi Gian Paolo is CEO of Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS 2016 What’s New – Best 41 New Features – #SW2016

CATI Tech Notes

The new release of SOLIDWORKS 2016 is now available for download and here at CATI the Tech Team is excited for this release. We have been sharing them with you and the SOLIDWORKS community thru the CATI Blog. SOLIDWORKS 2016 What's New – User Interface – #SW2016.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018

The Solidworks Blog

I can’t believe we’re launching the latest and greatest SOLIDWORKS products yet again. There’s so much to talk about in this latest SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018 release, I honestly don’t know where to start. IMPORT CAMERAS, LIGHTS & SAVED VIEWS FROM SOLIDWORKS FILE.

Visitech: Making Cricket Safer with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

Visitech stepped up to the crease and knocked the challenge for six – with a little help from SOLIDWORKS Simulation… Say hello to Alan Meeks, product designer extraordinaire. How did SOLIDWORKS help? Author information SOLIDWORKS UK Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.

See the Newest SOLIDWORKS-Inspired Products in the SOLIDWORKS World Product Showcase

The Solidworks Blog

The SOLIDWORKS World Product Showcase is the place to be in L.A. to see and get your hands on the coolest new products that all share one thing in common—they were all designed in SOLIDWORKS. How They Use SOLIDWORKS : VRX simulators are designed, modified, and developed in SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge Submission – Greg Green

The Solidworks Blog

The fifth person we would like to profile from the SOLIDWORKS World xDesign challenge is Greg Green. In 2006, I took a job as a robotics integration designer, which is where I was first exposed to SOLIDWORKS. In the later stages, many of the parts were designed in SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS Helps RoboTeam Twente Tackle RoboCup 2018

The Solidworks Blog

That football team is taking to the pitch courtesy of SOLIDWORKS. It remains to be seen whether RoboTeam Twente has saved themselves goals conceded in the matches, but by utilising SOLIDWORKS the students have certainly saved time and expense during the planning stages.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize User Spotlight: Matt Russel

The Solidworks Blog

Join us here for a Q&A highlighting how one of your peers uses SOLIDWORKS Visualize in their daily workflow. They are images and animations created Matt created in SOLIDWORKS Visualize. A: SOLIDWORKS is the CAD software our company uses site-wide.

Microsoft Surface and SOLIDWORKS Transform how Ringbrothers Build Hot Rods

The Solidworks Blog

The Microsoft Surface team is ready to roll on the ground here in Los Angeles for SOLIDWORKS World 2018. The opportunity to listen and learn from the thousands of engineers and designers who live and breathe SOLIDWORKS helps build the type of devices can bring their creations to life.